[geeklog-devel] Autoinstall plugins and dependencies
vfuria at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 17:46:12 EDT 2009
On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 2:29 PM, Dirk Haun <dirk at haun-online.de> wrote:
> The "info" array that the autoinstall function returns can easily be
> extended, keeping backward compatibility. So it could contain additional
> information regarding a plugin's dependency on other plugins.
> It's already documented that plugin_autoinstall_xxx may be called
> more than once, so the installer could collect information from all
> plugins first before it even attempts to install the first one.
> So it all comes down to writing a more "intelligent" plugin installer.
> And what it should be doing if the requirements are not met. Especially
> when all this happens in the install script ...
> Does that summarize the discussion so far?
> Yes that sums it up. If we want to do version checking for plugin
dependencies we'll have to figure out a way to compare version numbers
(difficult, since we don't specify a versioning system).
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